A bucket full of unique courses at IIT’s that you should know about
As we all know that IIT’s are considered as Mecca Madina for all the engineering students.
The ultimate destination and the one and only dream of every engineering student is to get enrolled in the most reputed colleges of the country i.e. IIT.
Therefore, if we ask this question that why one shouldn’t get excited about IIT’s? What is in this tag for which students are so crazy about?
The answer would probably be the opportunities this place provides to every student in order to build strong career choices.
We all couldn’t agree more on this fact that IIT’s are wide known for serving as a medium for the students to explore different fields, which they may never come across off.
Hence, we can say that to get enrolled in IIT is the best thing can ever happen to an engineering student’s career.
However, getting admission in IIT is the first step you climbed up; there are more steps to go ahead fellas.
We think that the next step would be to choose a course which suits your interest best. As we know there are various courses provided at IIT’s and some of them are very common like civil engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, information technology and we can tag them as very well known also.
But, it seems like maybe we are not familiar with some uncommon courses offered by IIT’s which are not very well known, but can prove to be a very good career choice.
In this blog, we will discuss about these courses and we hope this reading will help you in giving a better insight of the profession you are going to opt for in your future. Happy Reading!!
- Tech in Mathematics and Computing (IIT Guwahati)
BRIEF ABOUT COURSE- This course is an accurate combination of mathematics, computing and financial engineering, can also say a mixture rarely provided by other engineering institutes.
This course encircles a very wide area of knowledge starting from Real Analysis and Matrix numerical Computations to rigorous Calculus for Finance.
Basically, the purpose behind to design this course is to take care of modern needs concerning technological innovations and sophisticated scientific examinations.
The course enriches your path and helps you to make your career in finance or software or research.
EMPLOYMENT AREAS– 1) Consulting Engineering Firms
2) The Pharmaceutical Industry
3) The Telecommunications Industry
4) Biomedical Research Industries and Institutes
5) Banks and Insurance Companies
6) The Bureau of Meteorology
JOB PROFILE– 1) Business Data Analyst
2) Computer Scientist
3) Computer Programmer
5) Financial Analyst
6) Economist & a Researcher
7) Internet Commerce Worker
8) Database Coordinator
9) Information and Communications Technologist
10) System Analyst
And the list goes on. Hence, this is the reason that this course is considered as one of the best courses provided by IIT’s.
- Tech in Pulp and Paper Engineering (IIT Roorkee)
BRIEF ABOUT COURSE- This course has been constructed, with the intention to prepare a team of students who can qualify for regulating the process industries like paper pulp and other biomaterials. The number of seats offered is 70.
It is very astonishing to know that IIT Roorkee is the only college in India which provides B. Tech in Pulp and Paper Engineering.
Moreover, there exist few polytechnics which offer diploma programs.
The course revolves around basic subjects like Fundamentals of Biotechnology, Process Technologies, Design Engineering, Economics & Analysis, Recycling process, Introduction to Pulp and Paper Manufacturing, Material and Energy Balance, Fluid Mechanics, etc.
INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATED- 1) Reliance Cellulose
2) Vikarabad Pulp and Paper Mills
3) JK Paper
4) AP Paper Mills
5) The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd
6) Century Paper Mills etc.
JOB PROFILE– 1) Corporate Engineer
2) Pulp and Paper Lab Testers
3) Safety Process Engineer
4) Production Supervisor
5) Process Development Engineer
6) Fiber line Superintendent etc.
The best thing about this course is that they provide a quality industry exposure to their students. Since it is a unique industry aligned course, mill training and industry visits will always remain a crucial part of your curriculum.
- Tech in Textile Technology (IIT Delhi)
BRIEF ABOUT COURSE- This course takes three years to gain specialization and it is one among the unique and prestigious courses provided by IIIT’s.
The course curriculum puts its emphasis on advancement as well as characterization of polymeric raw materials and modification procedure of the same into textile materials.
This course specifically handles the operation of engineering and scientific propositions for the design and control of all characteristics of fiber, textile, apparel processes, products and machinery.
Not only this, the college is associated with various industries and universities globally like University of Bolton, UK and the University of Liberec of Czech Republic etc. for fellowships and internships. Hence, it provides a vast exposure at international level.
INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATED- 1) Mysore Silk Factory
2) Bombay Dying
3) Arvind Mills Ltd.
4) Lakshmi Machine Works
5) Lakshmi Mills
6) Bhilwara Group
7) Reliance Textiles
8) Rajasthan Petro Synthetics etc
JOB PROFILE- 1) Medical Textiles Engineer
2) Process Engineer
3) Product Specialist
5) Technical Service/ Sales Manager
6) Quality Control Supervisor
7) Concept Designer
8) Textile Technologists, etc.
Furthermore, this course also provides various attractive PG courses. In conclusion, we can say that an individual, who wants to have a good amount of exposure in Textile and fashion industry, should opt for this course.
- Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (IIT Madras)
BRIEF ABOUT COURSE- This is the most awe- inspiring course for all the engineering students.
The motive behind designing this course is to develop a team of quality Naval Architects and Offshore Engineers students, who can meet the need of designing and construction of marine crafts and other offshore structures.
The core subjects revolve around Physics, Hydrodynamics, Chemistry and Ship Design.
Besides this the main subject taught to the students includes Basics of Naval Architecture, Marine Design, Ship Production, Fundamentals of Offshore Structures, Advanced Offshore Engineering, Elements of Geo- Technical Engineering etc.
Furthermore, students are also given knowledge about different software applications like Aveva Marine, DnV Sesam, Napa, PDMS, Sacs, Primavera, Hard Dollar etc. The recruiters for this course are well known some are as follows:
INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATED- 1) Mazagon Dock Limited
2) Garden Reach Shipbuilders Engineers Ltd.
3) Bharati Shipyard Ltd.
4) Larsen & Toubro Limited
5) Shipping Corporation of India Ltd
6) Goa Shipyard Limited
7) Indian Navy
8) Cybermarine Knowledge Systems Pvt. Ltd.
9) Pipavav Shipyard Ltd.
10) Deloitte Consulting
11) Indian Register of Shipping
12) ABG Shipyard Limited etc
JOB PROFILE– 1) Design engineer,Marketing
2) Operational & sales manager
3) Consultant, ship surveyor
4) Naval architect
6) Ocean engineer, etc.
This degree develops professionals to design ships as well as the system which operates the ship, project management and cost estimation, preparing them for jobs in navy as well as private sector.
So in short, we can say that career choices in engineering are way more than what we think about. We hope this reading will open up a new area of your interest.
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